Darlene Selk, 79, of East Grand Forks, Minn., died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Edgewood Vista Center, East Grand Forks.
Darlene Selk was born Dec. 13, 1932, in Rugby, the daughter of R. Earl and Eleanor (Babcock) Green. She grew up in Towner and graduated from Towner High School. She graduated from Minot State College with a teaching certificate. She attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, graduating with a bachelor's degree in education. She married Larry Selk, in Minot, on Aug. 22, 1954. Darlene taught school in Fisher, Minn., for many years and was a longtime member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church of East Grand Forks.
She is survived by daughter, Debbie (Tony) Palmiscno of East Grand Forks; two sons, Scott Selk, of East Grand Forks, and Todd (Kristi) Selk, of Spokane, Wash.; nine grandchildren, Tyler (Haley) Palmiscno, Gina Palmiscno, Betsey (Jordan) McIntyre, Michael Palmiscno, Trevor Selk, Dylan Selk, Devon Holmes-Selk, Ciera Holmes-Selk and Eian Holmes-Selk; and two brothers, James (JoAnn) Green, of Savage, Minn., and Donald (Myrna) Green, of West Fargo.
Darlene was preceded in death by her husband, Larry, on March 5, 2005, and her parents.
Memorials preferred to: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, East Grand Forks.
Funeral Service: Monday, April 23, at 10:30 a.m., in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, East Grand Forks.
Interment: Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks.
Visitation: Sunday, April 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., all in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, East Grand Forks.
Arrangements by Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks.